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 noun Plural form of
prime .  verb Thirdperson singular simple present indicative form of
prime .
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Examples

Having Ovechkin, Backstrom, Green and Carlson in their primes is a downright scary proposition for other Eastern Conference teams.

The team was never the same after the trade, but taking a game from a Lakers team with Kobe and Shaq both in their primes is still quite a feat.

I don't want to distract from the substantive discussions, but the numerology of primes is always fun.

One note: The code below references a list of prime numbers called primes, which is not shown.

While the little girls  the "primes"  were frankly curious, and could scarcely keep their gaze off Rhoda at meals, or in the main hall at chapel.

He told the assemblage that the Pentagon would frown on mergers among the five giant military contractors  the socalled primes:

Euclid's trick of multiplying all the primes and adding one is so good that it would be a shame if the infinitude of the primes was the only thing we could prove with it.

And you won't need to change them as often as in system based on primes, which is quite an important factor for a photographer who lives and works in dusty environment. whoa whoa ... take it easy spending tons of money on a camera lol ...

But the reality is, even more people get emotionally crushed in the socalled primes of their lives  not necessarily by something that could kill them, but it could kill their spirit.

The "primes" contract the "subs" for specific tasks and "there is no contract of any magnitude that doesn't have a bevy of subs," the company official said.
Afghanistan's push to tax U.S. contractors could renew tensions
oroboros commented on the word primes
In wordplay, letters whose positions in the alphabet are prime numbers: b,c,e,g,k,m,q,s,w.
Chris Cole, Wordplay
May 23, 2008